AMAZON PRIME VIDEO ANNOUNCES COLLECTION OF BRAND NEW STAND-UP COMEDY UK SPECIALS

The collection includes specials from Chris Ramsey, Ed Gamble, Flo & Joan, Jayde Adams, Paul Chowdhry and Rob Delaney, produced by Avalon

The six stand-up comedy specials will be available exclusively on Prime Video in 200 countries and territories worldwide

(LONDON – 25 JULY 2019) Amazon Prime Video and Avalon today announce six stand-up specials from some of the country’s most loved comedians.

Including new material, the six specials will be recorded throughout 2019 and will be released on Prime Video starting August 2019 with specials from Chris Ramsey, Ed Gamble, Flo & Joan and Paul Chowdhry launching Monday, August 19, with the remaining specials to follow later in the year.

Trailers for the four upcoming specials can be found here:

These specials join a global line up of comedy talent including Jim Gaffigan launching August 16, and Alonzo Bodden, #IMomSoHard, Alice Wetterlund and Mike E. Winfield all launching August 23, exclusively on Prime Video.

Click here for comedian biographies: Chris Ramsey, Ed Gamble, Flo & Joan, Jayde Adams, Paul Chowdhry and Rob Delaney

For more information please contact:

Amazon: AmazonPrimeVideo@theacademypr.com

Avalon: Press&Publicity@avalonuk.com 

Notes to Editors

About Prime Video

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In addition to access to movies and TV shows included with Prime, the Prime membership includes unlimited fast free delivery options across all categories available on Amazon, more than two million songs and thousands of playlists and stations with Prime Music, secure photo storage with Prime Photos, unlimited access to a rotating selection of thousands of books and magazines with Prime Reading, unlimited access to a digital audiobook catalogue with Audible Channels for Prime, a rotating selection of free digital games and in-game loot with Twitch Prime, early access to select Lightning Deals, and more. To sign-up for Prime or to find out more visit: amazon.co.uk/prime.

About Amazon

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About Avalon

Avalon is a multi-award winning talent management, television production and live promotion group with offices in London, New York and Los Angeles. Avalon and ARG, the talent management arm, has discovered and represents many artists that are household names, both in the UK, the USA, and around the world.

Avalon is the number one true independent television production company in the UK and produces numerous ground-breaking television shows including: multi-Emmy and Peabody award winner Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO); multi-award winning and Emmy-nominated Catastrophe (Channel 4/Amazon Prime); RTS and Rose d’Or winning Not Going Out (the BBC’s longest running sitcom currently on air); BAFTA and RTS-nominated Taskmaster (DAVE/UKTV); Sky’s most successful new entertainment launch since 2010, The Russell Howard Hour (Sky One) and two seasons of Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas (HBO). As well as iconic shows including: Fantasy Football League (BBC/ITV); the multi-BAFTA award-winning TV Burp (ITV); and seven seasons of Workaholics (Comedy Central USA).

Live, Avalon produced Newman and Baddiel: Live at Wembley, the UK’s first arena comedy show; Jerry Springer: The Opera, the first West End show to win all four UK ‘Best New Musical’ awards; and has continued to produce live shows globally, as well as promoting more winners and nominees of the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Award than any other company.

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